Articles for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Trump’s EPA Nominee and WM Retained Witness Withdraws

December 14 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Michael Dourson was retained by Waste Management (WM) to appear at as an expert  witness  at the Environmental Review Tribunal.  At the tribunal he testified that 1,4 Dioxane was safe at concentrations 300 times that recommended by the CCCTE witness Dr. Poh-Gek Fohkert. After hearing Dr. Fohkert’s testimony and Dourson’s answers to questions poised by environmental lawyer Rick Lindgren the... Read more

Garden Party, Book Launch, Fundraiser on Sunday Oct 1

September 26 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

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Car Boot (car trunk) Sale Fund Raiser June 24, 2017

June 6 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

  VENDORS NEEDED!!!!! Contact: cccteinformation@gmail.com Before June 12th to reserve a space.   CAR “BOOT” Sale (CAR TRUNK) COMMUNITY YARD SALE FUNDRAISER Vendors selling Yard sale Items from their Car Trunks SATURDAY, JUNE 24 8am – 2pm Rain or shine!   (Sponsored by Concerned Citizens Committee of Tyendinaga and Environs-CCCTE) MELROSE BASEBALL FIELD PARKING LOT McFARLANE ROAD, TYENDINAGA TOWNSHIP (Melrose Rd East from Shannonville Rd; follow... Read more

10th Anniversary of Minister rejection of Richmond Landfill expansion

November 4 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Ian Munro has written to the editors of our local newspapers, to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the rejection of Waste Management’s proposed expansion, of the Richmond Landfill, by Ontario’s Minister of the Environment. The text of his letter follows:       To the Editor Ten years of prosperity Unbelievably, it has now been exactly ten years since the Minister of the Environment soundly rejected... Read more

Napanee Council Unanimously Pass Resolution Requesting WM to Withdraw Their Application for New Megadump

April 27 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Napanee Council has passed a resolution which reaffirms the town’s position that they would be an “unwilling host” to the Beechwood Road Environmental Centre (BREC) which is proposed to include a mega-dump located beside the now closed and leaking Richmond Landfill. They are also requesting Waste Management (WM) to withdraw their application and requesting Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and... Read more

Environmental Review Tribunal – Final Argument – MBQ

June 22 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

This link is to the Final Submission of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte (MBQ) to the Environmental Review Tribunal on June 22, 2015   MBQ – CLOSING SUBMISSIONS – FINAL – 150612 FINAL SUBMISSIONS OF THE APPELLANT (FINAL)

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Steve Medd writes to the Napanee Beaver

January 28 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

LETTER TO THE EDITOR RE: RICHMOND LANDFILL, NAPANEE As we step into the new year, concerned citizens enter year sixteen in stopping Waste Management (WM) from trying again to build a mega dump on fractured bedrock in Napanee. In 2006, the Minister of Environment turned down the company’s first attempt because of its failure to adequately characterize the complex geology at... Read more

OPAL support EPA amendments to prohibit unsuitable landfill siting

September 30 | Posted by Jeff | The Leaky Land Blog, Uncategorized

Opal have added their support to the Concerned Citizens request to have the EPA amended to prohibit new or expanded landfills on unsuitable sites. They also support an amendment that would prohibit a proponent from re-applying to establish or expand a landfill on or adjacent to a site that has previously been refused for environmental reasons. Read their letter of support... Read more

Napanee Beaver reports on Environmental Review Tribunal April 18, 2013

April 22 | Posted by Jeff | News, Uncategorized

Despite agreement, landfill fight goes on Concerned groups point to offsite results in demanding BREC be abandoned By Seth DuChene Editor Any impression that Waste Management and its critics were close to finding some common ground on the now-closed Richmond Landfill and the proposed Beechwood Road Environmental Centre following the results of a preliminary Environmental Review Tribunal hearing on Friday were quickly dashed on... Read more

Environmental Review Tribunal – Napanee Guide Report April 19, 2013

April 20 | Posted by Jeff | News, Uncategorized

    Mediation returning results in dump dispute By Meghan Balogh, Napanee Guide Friday, April 19, 2013     Progress has been made regarding an appeal to the Environmental Review Tribunal on Waste Management’s handling of the Richmond Landfill. On Friday a continuation of the preliminary hearing presented the results of recent mediation between all the parties involved: Waste Management (WM), the Ministry of the Environment (MOE), the... Read more